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Lazio chief medic Dr Ivo Pulcini: I will NOT quarantine healthy players

Lazio's chief medic Dr Ivo Pulcini has again pointed out the confusion over the protocols demanded for Serie A's return.

Bologna announced today they have a 'suspected' COVID-19 case in their staff - and so the entire squad and staff would be quarantined for two weeks, albeit allowed to continue training.

Pulcini declared, "The CTS (technical scientific committee) has to take responsibility, because they are not considering the status of the epidemiological curve at this moment.

“The athletes are given the same legal protection and rights as any other employee, so contagion would be compared to an injury. Putting 50 people under quarantine for one positive case is against the code of ethics.

“A healthy person must be considered healthy and not automatically ill. If I were to do something like that, I could be struck off from the medical profession.

“I will do everything in my power to put my views across and I will not quarantine a perfectly healthy person. If they force me to do it, and then ask me to take responsibility for it as well, then I won't stand for that."

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